It’s a slow news week on the DC front, but we still have fun stuff to talk about on AquamanShazam!Reign of the Supermen and more.


New look at Jason Momoa and Amber Heard in Aquaman photo – Entertainment Weekly

Cooper Andrews (foster father Victor Vasquez in Shazam!) gives some details on his character in interview with Comic Book Movie

  • “I can say that he’s such a fun character to play. I always play some version of a happy guy but this is a fatherly version…He tells the dad jokes…he’s just this good-natured guy that’s not trying to impose anything on anybody. With these kids, these foster kids, there’s a fine line that he has to walk to guide them and it’s going to be cool.”

Cameron Monaghan (Jerome/Jeremiah on Gotham) will voice Superboy in Reign of the Supermen animated movie (The Death of Superman special features)

  • Cress Williams will return as John Henry Irons, Jerry O’Connell (Superman) will voice Cyborg Superman
  • Jim Krieg (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox and Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Tim Sheridan (Justice League Action) apparently will be writers

Legendary Entertainment likely to return to Warner Bros. for a distribution and co-financing deal – Variety

  • Legendary worked with WB/DC from Batman Begins (2005) to Man of Steel (2013)
  • Not expected to be a financing partnership, but they could be investors in each other’s films


Poster for Season 5 of The Flash released by The CW on Twitter

  • New suit for Barry Allen/Flash
  • Grant Gustin shared another look on Instagram

Keiynan Lonsdale will appear as Wally West/Kid Flash in 3 episodes of Season 5 – showrunner Todd Helbing tells Newsarama

  • “We don’t have as much time with Kid Flash as I think everyone would like to see, but the story we have for him is really cool.”

Details on Black Lightning Season 2 – Newsarama

  • Season 2 starts about 1 week after Season 1 finale
  • Will deal with the impact of the green light drug, which is being used as a metaphor for crack/drug addiction

Details on Krypton Season 2 from Cameron Cuffe and EP Cameron Welsh – TV Insider

  • Welsh – “We’ll see Doomsday unleashed, we’ll see how destructive of a force he can be.”
  • Will also show what it is like to have Zod in power

2018 Teen Choice Award winners announced

  • Choice Action TV Show – The Flash
  • Choice Action TV Actor – Grant Gustin, The Flash
  • Choice Action TV Actress – Melissa Benoist, Supergirl


DC Comics announces Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth 5-issue crossover

  • Begins on October 31 – Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth #1
  • Continues in Justice League #11 and #12, Aquaman #42, wraps up in Aquaman/Justice League: Drowned Earth #1
  • “they’ll pit the League against a race of ancient and long-forgotten sea gods and an army of alien mercenaries, reveal shocking secrets about Arthur’s legacy, and thwart a plot to flood the planet and turn people into aquatic monsters”

Hasbro (Transformers) and DC/WB settle “Bumblebee” trademark lawsuit – Variety

  • Terms not disclosed
  • WB sells toys of Bumblebee based on the DC Super Hero Girls line

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